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Re: [SLUG] GPS stuff
- To: Rodos <rodos@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] GPS stuff
- From: Anand Kumria <wildfire@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Tue Nov 28 03:19:32 2000
- Cc: Syndey Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Mon, Nov 27, 2000 at 04:11:18PM +1100, Rodos wrote:
> Anyone play with GPS units. I am looking at an Garmin ETrex.
Indeed. Just setup a GPS Stash / Geocache on the weekend.
The Etrax isn't too bad; annoyingly inaccurate at times but otherwise
okay. It suffers because the UI isn't really designed to be used "on
the road". Much like the Palm it goes well with companion software.
> I did a search of Freshmeat and there is software to get the trip data off
> through the PC interface cable. But I was wondering what software was
> around for them commbining with scanned maps etc etc. What are people
> using them for and what should one look out for.
All good questions but none I can answer (the unit wasn't mine; some
of the comments above are relaying his).
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